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authorJim Newsome <>2022-08-09 09:38:40 -0500
committerGuix Patches Tester <>2022-08-09 15:42:24 +0100
commit79889bac93c1f9fea97d5e9a4224f97002877471 (patch)
parent5e009a88746bf3c20b29626a8671055c47a42bd0 (diff)
gnu: torsocks: Update to 2.4.0
* gnu/packages/tor.scm (torsocks): Update to 2.4.0. [native-inputs]: Set to autoconf, automake, libtool. torsocks releases no longer pre-run [synopsis, description]: Clarify that applications do not need to be socks-aware to be used with torsocks.
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/gnu/packages/tor.scm b/gnu/packages/tor.scm
index 613575ae0e..fb913595ea 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/tor.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/tor.scm
@@ -160,17 +160,19 @@ This package only provides a client to the Tor Network.")))
(define-public torsocks
(name "torsocks")
- (version "2.3.0")
+ (version "2.4.0")
(source (origin
(method url-fetch)
- (uri (string-append ""
- "torsocks/torsocks-" version ".tar.xz"))
+ (uri (string-append ""
+ version "/torsocks-v" version ".tar.bz2"))
- "08inrkap29gikb6sdmb58z43hw4abwrfw7ny40c4xzdkss0vkwdr"))))
+ "1a7k3njdhp7dz603knhisna1zvxw35j3g213p6dvczv9bcjy7cjl"))))
(build-system gnu-build-system)
(list libcap))
+ (native-inputs
+ (list autoconf automake libtool))
`(#:phases (modify-phases %standard-phases
(add-after 'build 'absolutize
@@ -180,9 +182,9 @@ This package only provides a client to the Tor Network.")))
(string-append "getcap=" (which "getcap") "\n")))
(home-page "")
- (synopsis "Use socks-friendly applications with Tor")
+ (synopsis "Transparently route an application's traffic through Tor.")
- "Torsocks allows you to use most socks-friendly applications in a safe
+ "Torsocks allows you to use most applications in a safe
way with Tor. It ensures that DNS requests are handled safely and explicitly
rejects UDP traffic from the application you're using.")